Useless, but surprisingly joyous – a crochet apple jacket.
Emily Dickinson, cake enthusiast.
Marion Nestle on Denmark’s fat tax.
The amazing appetites of Ariel Sharon.
Anatomical kitchen gadgets.
A Q&A with Heston Blumenthal.
The perils of opening a coffee shop.
Please consider buying pork from these fine people.
A brief history of cannibalism.
More evidence that corn ethanol and speculation have caused the recent spike in food prices.
Nutrition, health, and height. (Thanks, Mum!)
The rise and fall of the potato.
Meet Tofu Boy.
Why is television so obsessed with baking?
‘Lewis and Clark ate dog so it’s not un-American.’ How useful. (Why we should eat lab-grown meat.)
How to cook in a tiny kitchen.
The best and worst places to find recipes on the internet.
Vintage British food – with photos.
A history of sweets.
John Crace digests Gwyneth Paltrow’s Notes from my kitchen table. Read and weep.
Is it cheaper to be a meat-eater, vegetarian, or vegan?
The New York Times argues against increasing efforts to prevent scrutiny of factory farming in the US.
This enterprising chef has written a recipe book about chillies and climate change.
Who should control the world’s seed supply: farmers or
the evil empire Monsanto?
I don’t have much time for PETA, and this ad simply confirms my annoyance.
Adults’ height is a reliable indicator of childhood disease, nutrition, and poverty. Height improved all over the world after the middle of the twentieth century – but a recent study suggests that in the past two decades the average height of women in very poor countries has been falling.
The Guardian describes the royal wedding menu.